Backups and Storage

Introduction to BOX

Box is a cloud-based storage and collaboration system. Box provides a web interface for uploading, downloading, sharing and discussing files. Box is designed to work on Macs, PCs, smart phones and tablets, so it gives you access to your files from just about anywhere.

Students, staff and faculty at Michigan are all eligible for a 15GB Box account. Go to to create an account. You’ll also find plenty of information about Box on that site including FAQ, security information, user documentation and a few videos.